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TICO TOUR: 5 days

Arenal volcano in costa rica with a plume of smoke HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the country’s best “gallo pinto”
  • Whitewater rafting and zipline tour
  • Experience Manuel Antonio National Park and pristine beach
  • Visit Monteverde, home of world’s first zipline
  • Make and eat your own homemade chocolate
  • Visit local farms, interact with locals “en español”
  • Meet curious and sometimes mischievous monkeys
  • San José walking tour
  • Go on guided hikes, spot amazing wildlife

DAY 1: SAN JOSÉ / SARAPIQUÍ

Welcome to Latin America’s “Switzerland.” Meet your tour director as you depart for Sarapiquí. Visit a butterfly and ecological family garden. Learn about many insect and reptile species and maybe catch a glimpse of a caiman. Enjoy a late homemade lunch. For dessert help make and sample homemade chocolate with our local host. Ask for some cacao fruit!

DAY 2: SARAPIQUÍ / MONTEVERDE

Enjoy an adventurous morning of whitewater rafting in the Sarapiquí river. After lunch, continue to Monteverde’s Cloud Forest as you view wildlife and northern countryside. Guided evening hike in the mysterious cloud forest, one of the world’s most important protected forests.

DAY 3: MONTEVERDE/ JACO

Go on an interactive hike at the Santa Elena reserve and learn more about the cloud forest. Experience the world’s first canopy zipline – Soar over the jungle on an amazing zipline adventure. After lunch, drive west to experience warm Pacific coast weather at Jaco Beach. Short beach town tour.

DAY 4: JACO/ MANUEL ANTONIO/ SAN JOSÉ

Experience a guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Hike the trails and discover close-up encounters with wildlife. Enjoy some beach time at the park, but beware of curious monkeys eager to snack on your lunch! Depart to San José for a brief walking and driving tour of historic capital city.

DAY 5: SAN JOSÉ – HOME

Converse with locals as you learn about the nation’s environmental efforts and the country’s importance in Latin America. After a farewell breakfast, enjoy some last-minute cultural/souvenir shopping. Reminisce about all your people to people and nature experiences as you head home.


STARTING AT: $1995*

*Price estimate based on minimum of 30 paying travelers departing from CLT airport